Secretary Briones urges teachers: “Learn something new every day”

learn something new every day

Anchored on the theme, Gurong Pilipino: Kaakbay sa Progreso, the World Teachers’ Day (WTD) celebration in Legazpi City, Albay on October 5 highlighted the vital role, hard work, and commitment of teachers in developing globally-competent learners, strengthening communities, and building the nation. During the event, Department of Education – DepEd Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones reminded the 6,000 educators in attendance of the noble work and contribution of teachers to the world. Among the celebrated “teachers” of their times that the Secretary noted are Marie Curie, Nelson Mandela, Albert Einstein, Mahatma Gandhi,…

Guidelines on the Grant of Performance Based Bonus for Teachers, DepEd Employees and Officials for Fiscal Year 2016

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DepEd Order 53, s. 2017 : Guidelines on the Grant of Performance Based Bonus for the Department of Education Employees and Officials for Fiscal Year 2016 The Department of Education (DepEd) issues this DepEd Order with the enclosed Guidelines on the Grant of Performance Based Bonus for the Department of Education Employees and Officials for Fiscal Year 2016. This DepEd Order aims to establish a set of guidelines that provides for systematic, credible and evidence-based policy of linking organizational and individual performance to personnel incentives, and of recognizing and rewarding exemplary accomplishment…

Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones Message for World Teachers’ Day

Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones Message for World Teachers' Day

I am deeply honored and privileged to lead the celebration of World Teachers’ Day with the very opportune theme, “Gurong Pilipino: Kaakbay sa Progreso.” While progress is often associated with high levels of gross domestic product (GDP), technological advancements and towering infrastructures, the principal measure of a country’s progress and development is still, and will always be, its people. Teachers play a crucial role in raising, nurturing, and honing the citizenry to become holistically developed and equipped with values and competencies needed to contribute to a progressive society. I am…

DepEd Salutes Teachers’ Unwavering Efforts in Raising Lifelong Learners

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PASIG CITY, September 13, 2017 – Recognizing the exemplary efforts of Filipino teachers in instilling lifelong values and competencies among learners, Department of Education – DepEd Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones enjoined all schools and DepEd offices in commemorating the National Teachers’ Month (NTM), which started on September 5 and will culminate in a grand celebration of the National Teachers’ Day (NTD) and World Teachers’ Day (WTD) on October 5. The Education Chief conveyed her sincerest gratitude toward those in the teaching profession for bringing to the ground the various reforms of…

DepEd Order No. 25 S. 2017 | School Calendar for School Year 2017-2018

START OF SCHOOL 2017

The Department of Education has released the School Calendar For School Year 2017-2018 under Deped Order No. 25 S. 2017 – signed by DepEd Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones . This order states that: The School Year 2017-2018 shall formally open on Monday, June 5, 2017 Classes shall end on Friday, April 6, 2018. It shall consist of 204 school days inclusive of the five-day In-Service Training and the four days for the Parent-Teacher Conferences (PTC) conducted every quarter. Learners are expected to be in school for a total of 195 class…

Regional Memo No. 155, s. 2016 | Clearance for Teachers

Clearance for Teachers

Last December 8, 2016, the Department of Education released a Regional Memo regarding the Clearance for Teachers every end of school year which states that “considering that the teachers are only on vacation during summer, there is no necessity for clearance. However, this does not exempt the teachers from their obligations. They must complete and submit all reports and other requirements prior to vacation.”   Regional Memo No. 155, s. 2016 | Clearance for Teachers   To:    Schools Division Superintendents Public School Heads It has been a long practice in schools that teachers are being required…

DepEd statement on incidents of rape involving students

DepEd statement on incidents of rape involving students

The Department of Education (DepEd), the foremost government agency mandated to promote and protect the welfare of young learners, appeals to the community to be increasingly vigilant and proactive in preventing and deterring incidents that result in the abuse, exploitation, and discrimination against children. This is in view of the reported incidents of rape involving a 12-year-old student and her five schoolmates in Barangay Maysilo, Malabon; a Grade 10 student and five minors in Sta. Maria, Bulacan; and an 11-year-old student and four schoolmates in Ajuy, Iloilo. Through the legal office of…

Policy Guidelines on Awards and Recognition for the K to 12 Basic Education Program

Policy Guidelines on Awards and Recognition for the K to 12 Basic Education Program

The Department of Education released DepEd Order No. 36, s. 2016 which states the Policy Guidelines on Awards and Recognition for the K to 12 Basic Education Program In line with the implementation of Republic Act No. 10533, otherwise known as Enhanced Basic Education Act of 2013 (K to 12 Law), the Department of Education (DepEd) is adopting the Policy Guidelines on Awards and Recognition for the K to 12 Basic Education Program. These awards have been designed to formally recognize the outstanding performance and achievement of learners in academics, leadership,…

Encoding and Updating of Learners Information System (LIS) is CLOSED

Encoding and Updating of Learners Information System (LIS) is CLOSED

Encoding and Updating of Learners Information System (LIS) is CLOSED K-10: Encoding and Updating of Learner Records. To prepare the LIS facility for End-of-School Year (EOSY) updating, encoding and updating of learner records (including transfer requests processing) for all schools offering Kinder, Elementary, and Junior High (public, private, SUC, and LUC) in the LIS is CLOSED. The system, however, might resume the facility for updating, encoding, and transfers by the third week of March. An announcement will be posted on all official channels (LIS Support Page, LIS Facebook groups) for updates. SHS: Encoding and Updating of Learner…

A Message for Graduating Students by Sec. Leonor Magtolis Briones

Message for Graduating Students

Message for Graduating Students DepEd secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones shared her message for graduating students this 2017. The 2017 graduation ceremonies focuses on the theme Sabay-Sabay na Hakbang Tungo sa Maunlad na Kinabukasan. This theme highlights the importance of the concerted endeavor and collaborative efforts of the stakeholders and learners in achieving the shared vision of quality, accessible, relevant, and liberating basic education for all. It emphasizes the significance of unity in forging a better and progressive future for the Filipino youth. “My warmest greetings to the school officials, administrators, faculty…